• General Discussion - Passenger Rail

  • General discussion of passenger rail proposals and systems not otherwise covered in the specific forums in this category, including high speed rail.
General discussion of passenger rail proposals and systems not otherwise covered in the specific forums in this category, including high speed rail.

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README: Thread Links to Proposed HSR/IC/Passenger Systems
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README: Thread Links to Operating/Approved Commuter Systems
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Seattle, Washington: Sound Transit
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Infrastructure package
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4 Replies 
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Honolulu's rail project plagued with wheels too thin and tracks too wide
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15 Replies 
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Washington to Baltimore: maglev or hyperloop?
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Texas Central HSR (Houston - DFW Dallas Fort Worth)
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217 Replies 
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US High-Speed Rail Coalition
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European RRs
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SEHSR Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor
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Waterbury button dies. Railroad?
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Mexico City Metro elevated subway section collapses, 23 killed so far
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Best Passenger Railroad service in the United States
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Post COVID - Passenger Rail
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
111 Replies 
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Atlanta MARTA Tilford Northwest Line Extension
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13 Replies 
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? about old Erie Lackwanna MU car
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6 Replies 
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Rocky Mountaineer will launch a new train journey in the USA for 2021
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9 Replies 
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Reclining Seat Coach trains effects
by urr304  - 
1 Replies 
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FY 2022 Us DOT Budget Proposal, including Transit and Amtrak
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LA: Baton Rouge - New Orleans Commuter Rail
by Jeff Smith  - 
10 Replies 
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"Who Shot The Passenger Train?" Available On-Line
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Guess while I'm asking questions, I have one about a PRR ticket
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Trolley Pole v. Pantograph
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Stadler to supply MARTA's new railcars
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France bans flights that trains would take under 2.5 hours to do
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25 Replies 
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ADMIN ANNOUNCEMENT: REAL ID
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Ottawa Light Rail
by lpetrich  - 
24 Replies 
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31 Replies 
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Revenue sharing joint trains pre-Amtrak
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UP Being Taken to STB Over Tennessee Pass
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Triangle (North Carolina) Transit
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"Room With a View", Anyone?
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11 Replies 
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FOR SALE: The Iowa Pacific Passenger Fleet
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HART: Hawaii Rail Systems (was Light rail coming to Hawaii)
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Abandoned Train Stations - Worldwide
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Atlanta Light Rail Streetcar & Beltline Project
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TWILIGHT RAIL: Grade School Project
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Nevada State Rail Plan
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Secretary Buttigieg speech to DOT
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The All Stops Local
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20 Replies 
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Bernard or Schollhorn ticket punches
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0 Replies 
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New product idea- Passenger Rail Vehicle Safety Nets
by cododd  - 
17 Replies 
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Comparing UK to Amtrak's NEC
by electricron  - 
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Foreign High Speed Rail Companies in the U.S.
by Pensyfan19  - 
20 Replies 
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4 Replies 
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NCDOT auction for RBBX cars
by John_Perkowski  - 
2 Replies 
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Binghamton NY - New York City NYC Passenger Rail Discussion
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591 Replies 
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Buttigieg nominee for Secretary of Transportation
by John_Perkowski  - 
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Public Transportation in the U.S.
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1 Replies 
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Coupon Stations?
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7 Replies 
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HR 8926 - American High Speed Rail Act
by FatNoah  - 
4 Replies 
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X-Train: Las Vegas Railway Express / United Rail
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64 Replies 
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Italy high-speed-rail construction continues
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1 Replies 
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Last passenger train to a particular city
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41 Replies 
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Biden administration: "Build Back Better" and transit
by mtuandrew  - 
12 Replies 
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The Defense Production Act and rail infrastructure.
by STrRedWolf  - 
11 Replies 
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5 Replies 
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Pullman bedrooms vs compartments?
by Alphaboi  - 
3 Replies 
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New TSA Rules Could Affect Railfanning
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15 Replies 
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Australia's West Coast Wilderness Railway
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5 Replies 
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How's My Driving?
by Pensyfan19  - 
7 Replies 
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reduction in passenger trains durring 1918 plague?
by NRGeep  - 
5 Replies 
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Calgary northwest light-rail extension opens
by lpetrich  - 
2 Replies 
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Edmonton Transit Service
by lpetrich  - 
5 Replies 
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Albuquerque New Mexico Rail Runner Railrunner
by AmtrakPhill629  - 
158 Replies 
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New York Real Estate Woes - They Impact Rail
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
9 Replies 
 1053 Views
 by eolesen
 
Denver Area Light and Heavy Rail (RTD) systems
by arnstg  - 
181 Replies 
 79100 Views
 by lpetrich
 
Western Wild Fires
by GWoodle  - 
6 Replies 
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 by Backshophoss
 
Last passenger train to Casper, Wyoming?
by railgeekteen  - 
2 Replies 
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Vote for the World's Ugliest Train - Just for Fun
by bostontrainguy  - 
38 Replies 
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Is Fluting Dead?
by bostontrainguy  - 
13 Replies 
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 by RRspatch
 
Why no center platform at busy stations.
by David Benton  - 
23 Replies 
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 by electricron
 
Tour of Cincinnati Abandoned Subway
by bostontrainguy  - 
12 Replies 
 3736 Views
 by ExCon90
 
Historic Hyannis Roundhouse Saved
by bostontrainguy  - 
5 Replies 
 1790 Views
 by Falmouth Secondary to Otis
 
Massachusetts Bond Bill Provides 50 Million for East-West Rail Project
by bostontrainguy  - 
2 Replies 
 713 Views
 by electricron
 
Scenic Attractions available by RAIL ONLY
by marco  - 
27 Replies 
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 by bostontrainguy
 
What are your favorite and least favorite passenger rail experiences?
by SouthernRailway  - 
20 Replies 
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 by electricron
 
Trip Report: Australia's Indian Pacific
by Mollie  - 
1 Replies 
 388 Views
 by David Benton
 
6 Replies 
 802 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Will we ever see another all-Pullman passenger train?
by Westernstar1  - 
30 Replies 
 3458 Views
 by Alphaboi
 
India Railways Bids to Run Private Passenger Trains
by Pensyfan19  - 
3 Replies 
 570 Views
 by David Benton
 
They Got Away!!! Trains discontinued before we rode
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
35 Replies 
 5340 Views
 by GSC
 
Lincoln Funeral Train
by GSC  - 
3 Replies 
 539 Views
 by bostontrainguy
 
Should Transit (and Amtrak) be Free to Use?
by bostontrainguy  - 
13 Replies 
 1094 Views
 by gprimr1
 
Eau Claire - Minneapolis Passenger Rail Proposal
by Jeff Smith  - 
21 Replies 
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 by west point
 
Why weren’t open-section sleepers replaced by private room cars sooner?
by SouthernRailway  - 
18 Replies 
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 by Alphaboi
 
All Aboard Washington
by Pensyfan19  - 
13 Replies 
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 by eolesen
 
Barber shops on passenger trains?
by SouthernRailway  - 
15 Replies 
 6107 Views
 by urr304
 
Article on LD cuts (Railway Age; RPA's New "House Organ"?)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Parallel vs perpendicular sleeping berths
by Alphaboi  - 
4 Replies 
 682 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Kansas City at Engineering Phase of Reintroducing Streetcars
by John_Perkowski  - 
2 Replies 
 945 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Bills supporting Intercity Rail Service
by Pensyfan19  - 
3 Replies 
 937 Views
 by dgvrengineer
 
Why did the Soo run mixed trains as late as the 1980s?
by SouthernRailway  - 
14 Replies 
 2188 Views
 by ohioriverrailway
 
Another old timetable question
by charlesriverbranch  - 
3 Replies 
 963 Views
 by edbear
 
WFH and Passenger Rail (Throw In Airlines)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
26 Replies 
 4131 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
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